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Three Beauties (1793)
Ryan Heshka’s Electroladylux
Bosch Action Figures
An Art Deco Shanghai Girl
Thurston The Great
Auco and the Dragon
Spring by Hawase Hasui (1925)
Bather Arranging Her Hair by Renoir (1885)
Sing a Song of Sixpence
Girl by the Sea 1990
Art Blogs Alive in Kyoto Bibi’s box Coudal Partners Cipango Exclamation Mark Fishbucket Indigo Blog Life Neurastenia Penny Dreadful PCL Plep Scout Report Solipsistic Sugar ‘N Spicy
Art Museums Art Daily Brooklyn Museum Cornell Library deviantART Library of Congress MoMA Museo del Prado National Gallery of Art NY Public Library SF MoMa Smithsonian The Hermitage The Met The Tate Whitney
The Contrarian of a Generation, Revisited This is the NY Times review of Martin Scorsese’s No Direction Home documentary and soundtrack on Bob Dylan coming up in September.
Dylan in 1963
Honor Thy Shoes
UFOPOP…Flying Saucers In Popular Culture (PCL
Zenda From Outer Space (1964)
Frida Kahlo At The Tate Modern Museum This is a great online exhibit of the ever enchanting Frida Kahlo.
Frida Kahlo in 1926
Portrait of Alicia Galant (1927)
Charles Dwyer This guy is good, real good. There are a few more scans of his work here
Wolfgang’s Vault This site has great collection rock and roll ephemera, posters, postcards, etc.
Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nirvana and Pearl Jam Poster (1991)
Lenny Bruce and The Mothers of Invention Postcard (1966)
Yoshitoshi Excellent Ukiyoe!
Looking Cool (1888)
Jim Flora Gallery (Neurastenia
Louis Armstrong’s Hot 5
Steve Taylor I searched on Google. but I could not find a larger collection of his work.
Archæoligirl Science Hero #2
Vintage Indian Advertisements (Plep
North American Mammals (Scout Click on the map to find the mammals in your state.
Mephitis mephitis (Striped skunk)
The Allure of Japanese Art This art Flash is from this Wapo’s review of the same name. “Two new books ‘Japonisme’ and ‘The Origins of L’Art Nouveau’ examine how van Gogh, Manet, Whislter and art dealer Siegfried Bing were seduced by Japanese art.”
Portrait of Pere Tanguy by Vincent van Gogh
Matthew Clay-Robison There is a real to not making social/political art preachy. I’m still cracking up over the Bible Belt Bachelor
The Religious Right Is Neither (2003)
Canadian War Posters There are a few gems in the recruiting poster section
Madeleine de Verchères WWII Recruiting Poster
In Prison I loved the postcard below and the translated poem from A Garment Worker’s Legacy: The Joe Fishtein Collection of Yiddish Poetry
“Postcard depicting a defiant young woman in prison. She may represent women who were prominent in revolutionary movements at the beginning of the 20th century, such as Rosa Luxemburg and Vera Figner.”
Radioactive Future There is a lot interesting artwork on this site. The silkscreen below is by Goatskull
Strictly Limited Serigraphs
Season 4byShloma Katz
La-Gendarme byDavid Schneuer
Gallery of Ukiyoe Prints A collection from a karate school.
Morokoshi by Koishikawatei Eiri
Tim McCormick Art
“Soon They’ll See”
Un Peu… (1913)
The Pauline Johnson Archive “Emily Pauline Johnson was one of Canada’s most popular and successful entertainers at the turn-of-the-century. The daughter of a Mohawk Native-Canadian father and an English mother, Pauline Johnson used the Mohawk name ‘Tekahionwake’.”
The Tobacco and Salt Museum
Japanese Tobacco Ad/Poster
John “The Duke” Wayne Posters
Blue Steel With Gabby Hayes (1934)
Mimi Kersting (Neurastenia
Night Vision: Photographs of William Gedney and Lynn Saville William Gedney’s photographs are almost eerie in their remarkable simplicity. It’s like you have been suddenly teleported to the 1960s.
Butte, MT (1966)
My Best Shot LA Times readers share their best vacation photos.
Positano, Italy – Wow!
Ling Lung MagazineBibi’s box “Ling Lung Womens Magazine was published in the 1930s in Shanghai, China at a time when womens role in society, at least in that sophisticated and foreign-influenced metropolis, was in rapid transition.”
Ling Lung Magazine Issue #1 (1931)
Kitagawa Utamaro 56 original prints by the Japanese master painter and woodcut designer Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806)
Three Beauties (1793)
Fun Fun Fun
Mystery of Marilyn: Her Own Words? This is a LA Times special on the the anniversary of Marilyn Monroe’s death. It includes photos and old newspaper headlines about her.
Marilyn in 1952
The Tibetan & Himalayan Digital Library
The Adventures of Art Lad
Audrey Kawasaki (MF Audrey is very talented artist, as the sample below clear shows. There is some nudity, but this is pretty tame stuff.
Paint By Numbers A Smithsonian exhibit on the 50s paint by numbers phenomenon. You see a lot of these ‘paintings’ at bad yard sales. Is that an oxymoron?
All Along The Watchtower (MC Bob Dylan’s lyrics illustrated.
There must be some kind of way autta here!
In Luis Bunuel’s Belle De Jour (1967)
Publications by Takejiro Hasegawa Kobunsha’s Japanese Fairy Tales (scroll down) is a great collection of illustrated woodblock print books by Takejiro Hasegawa. You can still read the stories from the scans of these wonderful books. Also, check out the lithographs, etc. from the Perry Expedition on the same site.
Back Cover of Kohana San (1892)
Aya Takano I had blogged Aya’s work before, and I was reminded of her in the “The Arts of Japan’s Exploding Subculture” article below. Then, I found all these cool watercolor paintings by her!
A cluster of firework, that girl, (2003)
Hakan Photography There are lot’s of pictures of pretty, mostly Asian, woman on this site (some nudity).
Elisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun “Vigée Le Brun (1755-1845) was one of the most in demand portrait artists of her time. She completed over 900 paintings including 700 portraits. This included many self portraits, 30 portraits of her friend Marie Antoinette and 67 portraits while living in Russia for six years.”
Mother and Daughter
Jaime Zollars (Sugar N’ Spicy
The Three C’s
Children’s Book Illustrations (E-Mark
Dreamer of Dreams
Chicken: Seventeen Magazine
The Arts of Japans Exploding Subculture (Plep
Butcher Shop by Mahomi Kunikata
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